Over 125,000 Players Registered for Upcoming Beta Program

You heard correctly! Lord of the Rings Online has officially reached the Alpha stage of testing. Turbine released a statment today to announce this important step in development. Have you signed up for beta yet? Join the other 125,000 people who are hoping to see you there!

WESTWOOD, MA – AUGUST 3, 2006 – Turbine, Inc. announced today that the highly-anticipated The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ has entered the alpha phase of development. The first and only massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) based on the literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Online™ will allow players to explore Middle-earth™, the most famous fantasy world of all time. The company also announced that over 125,000 fans have already signed up for the Beta Program.

Read the rest of the announcement and then head over to LOTRO Ten Ton Hammer and tell us what you are doing while you wait for your beta invitation!

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016